Status: No national drinking water standard exists
Diazinon is a toxic pesticide. The EPA banned residential uses in 2004 and restricted uses on food crops due to safety concerns. Diazinon exposures damage the nervous system, especially during gestation and childhood.
State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines
EWG Health Guideline 1 ppb
The EWG Health Guideline of 1 ppb for diazinon was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lifetime health-based limit for effects other than cancer. This health guideline protects against .
ppb = parts per billion
States reporting diazinon in drinking water
|UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
Utilities with the highest amounts of diazinon, 2017-2019
|Suez Water New Jersey Lambertville
|Toms River, NJ
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